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Can Exercise Maintain a Youthful Brain?

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Did you know being more NEAT could shrink your waistline, and help you live longer? You might be thinking if you’ve got your closet organized by color, and the house vacuumed you’re an automatic shoo in.. Not so fast. NEAT or (Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis) is about all the ways you move throughout the day outside …

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Whether it’s a family gathering, or office get together, holiday parties mean an abundance of sweet and savory treats. The moment folks walk in the door, the indulgence begins, and it often leads to feeling overstuffed and making a vow to spend an extra hour at the gym the next day. Believe it or not …

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We all know exercise is a necessity to maintain mobility, and a healthy weight, but is this also the key to a younger brain?  I know if I’ve been at the computer for too many hours, or I’m watching a Netflix marathon my body feels stiff and craves movement.  I also find my mind needs …

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Did you know most people who sign up for gym memberships in January often give up come February? Despite well-intentioned plans to change bad habits for the new year, going from no physical activity at all to an hour on the treadmill every day can be difficult to maintain. Shorter days and cold nights make …

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group taking part in spinning class in gym

Middle-aged people who do not have the time to exercise for long hours will be happy to hear recent research has indicated that short bursts of intense exercise have many health benefits. Yes, it is true! All you need to do is take three minutes off your busy schedule to do some high-intensity interval training …

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Aside from being a fun, and social opportunity, dancing can also provide a healthy alternative to spending a mundane hour on the treadmill proving fitness can, and should be enjoyable. While the gym has its rightful place in one’s exercise regime, dance is particularly beneficial for older adults to improve cognitive, and physical health. Don’t …

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man and woman, senior couple, having a walk in autumn or fall outdoors, the trees show colorful foliage

Exercise is a major health booster and essential for seniors who wish to lead a healthy life. Yes, it’s true that exercise is good for you whether you are 8 or 80, but at 80 you will realize the benefits it brings to you while when we are young, we hardly realize the need for …

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Our adrenals are the little triangular shaped glands above the kidneys responsible for giving us those bursts of energy and provide the adrenaline needed to handle life’s challenges. I like to think of them as my army back up when I’m dealing with a situation that requires to me to be energized, and on my …

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French women are known for their style, zest for life and the ability to indulge in creme filled pastries while maintaining an effortless physique. What’s their big secret? How about forgetting calorie counting, “forbidden” foods”, and hours slaving away at the gym. Dieting as we know is not always sustainable, and takes the enjoyment out …

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Many avoid the gym or yoga class not because they’re feeling unmotivated, or lack the desire to get fit, but sadly because they don’t feel like they fit in, or feel self-conscious. It’s not just women who feel intimidated by the size zero on the treadmill wearing designer workout apparel, but men too may think …

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